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12/02/21 12:10am
When the University switched the air conditioning systems to heating systems in mid-October, students living in high rises and New College House West experienced temperatures reaching what they said felt too warm.
11/16/21 11:33pm
The University's emphasis on in-person instruction for spring 2022 applies to all four undergraduate schools.
11/01/21 12:52am
Many professors incorporated benefits they found from using online platforms during the pandemic into their midterms this semester, adding that the return to in-person learning has eliminated concerns of academic integrity.
10/18/21 1:01am
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
10/07/21 12:26am
The third floor of Kings Court English College House is the residential home for all first years in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business.
09/22/21 8:24pm
Students reported varying degrees of accommodation and a lack of clarity from professors about what accommodations or extensions they are entitled to. 
09/15/21 11:38pm
The fall 2021 semester marks the beginning of the University's new block schedule format, which created standardized class start times and eliminated the possibility of back-to-back classes.
09/02/21 10:57pm
In-person research operations fully resumed in early August under Phase III of the University's phased resumption plans amid the pandemic. 
08/24/21 9:27pm
Undergraduate courses are set to be primarily delivered in person with limited exceptions, remaining in line with administrators' original plans announced in April.
04/25/21 11:57pm
The building will soon be known as the Biotech Commons and is set to feature new collaboration spaces, expanded study rooms, and a digital fabrication lab with 3D- and poster-printing capabilities.
04/22/21 11:00pm
The study found that the use of a class of drugs proven to treat type 2 diabetes, remains low in Black, Asian, and lower-income Americans despite an increase in use among the general population.
03/31/21 12:30am
The state will provide single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Duke Health.
03/29/21 12:10am
There are generally “less than a dozen students” in the dining halls every day, many of whom go to eat breakfast, Penn Business Services Director of Communications and External Relations Barbara Lea-Kruger wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
03/02/21 11:40pm
The losses are due primarily to reduced tuition and a decline in enrollment.
02/23/21 12:39am
Good Pizza Philadelphia hosts "pizza drops" each week, offering a limited number of free pizzas to people with the request that they donate to local organizations.
11/30/20 11:09pm
Physiology professor E. Michael Ostap and biostatistics professor Qi Long from the Perelman School of Medicine were among 489 AAAS members selected as fellows.
11/16/20 11:50pm
Philadelphia's new coronavirus restrictions include limits on outdoor gatherings and a complete ban on indoor group gatherings of any size, with city officials encouraging residents to not celebrate Thanksgiving with anyone outside their own household. 
11/13/20 12:54am
This October has seen the highest level of demand for food banks and pantries in Pennsylvania since the start of the pandemic, leading millions of households in the state to rely on food aid.
10/23/20 8:51pm
Both Biden and Trump have made a number of visits to Pennsylvania in recent weeks in an effort to secure the commonwealth’s 20 electoral votes.
10/05/20 11:12pm
The study, which is the first to examine excess deaths at the county-level, reveal that COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for many more deaths than  those solely attributed to the virus. 
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